School Innovation & Improvement Plan

Outcome goals for this academic school year

School Innovation and Improvement Plan At-a-Glance

  • 2019-2020

  • Greenbriar West Elementary School

  • Region 5

  • Patricia Granada, Principal

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #1

By June 2020, 95% of K-6 students will demonstrate increased proficiency as both Critical and Creative Thinkers and Communicators by showing growth in at least one level in a skill or skills identified under each attribute, as measured by the POG student self-assessment and the FCPS POG teacher scoring guide. (end of Q1 compared to end of Q4).

Strategy:   Students and staff identify, practice, apply, and share POG skills.


1.       Staff will support students with POG skills in the following ways:

  • explicitly introduce and teach POG skills (through mentor texts and videos)
  • promote student understanding of what these skills look like when they are used in their learning (making it visible through anchor charts)
  • promote noticing and naming these skills (through conversation cards)
  • support students’ regular transfer of learning through rubrics

2.       Staff will participate in quarterly professional development opportunities highlighting strategies, successes, and challenges related to POG and PBL.

3.       Staff will implement PBLs aligned to POG Communicator and Creative/Critical Thinking skills quarterly.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #2

By June 2020, the gap between SPED and all students will be lower than 9% as measured by the Reading SOLs for grades 3-6.

Strategy:   Provide high quality, grade-level literacy instruction to students in Reading.


  1. Staff will use evidence-based, Tier 2 and 3 programs to target students’ skills.
  2. General education and special education staff will collaborate weekly to plan and reflect on student progress. 
  3. Teachers will participate in bi-weekly data dialogues about students’ reading progress.
  4. Staff will incorporate reading skills when designing and implementing quarterly PBL and POG learning experiences for SWDs.

End of Year SMARTR Outcome #3

By June 12, 2020, fewer than 3% of students will be referred to the office for disruptive behavior, as indicated by the office referral data.

Strategy:  Staff will consistently implement a Positive Behavior Approach.


  1. Staff will engage in monthly meetings and communications about procedures and practices related to positive student behavior vis-à-vis a newly created positive behavior team.
  2. Classroom teachers will incorporate Positivity Project character traits in morning meetings.
  3. Staff will monitor student referrals to the office and discuss strategies and interventions at bi-weekly MTSS core team meetings.